The Dastardly Deed

The Dastardly Deed

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"Join the League . . . After their narrow escape from a NEFARIOUS kidnapping ring, Anastasia, Ollie, and Quentin (a.k.a. The League of Beastly Dreadfuls!) are looking forward to a relaxing vacation from DANGER! INTRIGUE! CATASTROPHE! Sadly, they're not going to get one. Because Anastasia makes the SHOCKING discovery that her family is at the heart of a centuries-old scandal-a SCANDAL that began with THE DASTARDLY DEED. Before you can say oBob's your uncle,o the Dreadfuls have another MYSTERY to solve- the Case of the Missing Grandfather. Can our INTREPID LEAGUE track down Anastasia's Vanished Gramps? Gentle Reader, BEWARE! The trail of clues leads to spine-tingling surprises. (Catastrophe! Magic! Opera! Stinky cheese! Science fairs!) Read on if you DARE! Praise for the League of Beastly Dreadfuls- oWONDERFULLY WITTY. It reminds me of Roald Dahl's The Twits only in an insane asylum.o -Chris Grabenstein, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library * oA yummy debut.o - Kirkus Reviews , Starred oThis adventure is filled with enough mystery and humor to keep readers wondering what will happen next. A solid debut reminiscent of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.o - School Library Journal oJust the right mix of humor, magic, maliciousness, and suspenseo - Booklist oIt's clear that Anastasia is anything but average, and her adventures are just beginning.o - Publishers Weekly "
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780385370257
0385370253
Branch Call Number: JF GRANT
Characteristics: 333 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Portillo, Josie - Illustrator

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